Katherine Burns MDPediatric Developmental Specialist

Katherine Burns, MD, a board certified Developmental Behavioral pediatrician, joined Sunflower Neonatology Associates in June of 2020. She is primarily serving graduates of the NICU but will have some availability for outpatient referrals for children up to age 3.

Dr. Burns completed her medical degree at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. It was there that she also completed her pediatric residency and Developmental Pediatrics Fellowship. She has experience in several settings, including the busy practice of the San Antonio Pediatric Developmental Services. Katie lives in Overland Park with her neonatologist husband, Sam Burns (also of Sunflower Neonatology), and her 4 children. In her spare time, Dr Burns enjoys cooking and gardening.

Referral criteria for Dr. Burns’ clinic:

  • All patients must be less than 30 months of age at time of referral
  • Common diagnoses include:
    • NICU follow-up
    • Failure to Thrive
    • Global Developmental Delays
    • Autism Concerns
    • Genetic disorders with known developmental delays (i.e. Down syndrome, Prader-Willi syndrome, 22q11 deletions)
  • Due to limited clinic availability, Dr. Burns will review all referrals prior to appointment

Clinic phone number is 913-541-5022  •  Fax number for clinic is 913-541-7428


Sunflower Neonatology Associates, LLC

11600 College Blvd., Suite 201  •  Overland Park, Kansas 66210
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